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Events and Workshops

START Tech Talks
Workshops provide an opportunity for students to learn how to utilize existing technology and improve their experience and success in college. 

Workshops and Tutorials cover some of the following topics:
  • How to use Canvas.
  • How to use Drive (Google Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations).
  • How to create a Student Digital Portfolio (or Google Site).
  • How to create a collaborative space for your study group.
Students can signup for the workshop, but it is not necessary for attendance.  To signup you'll need to ensure you are also logged onto EdMail - log in now.



START Mobile Workshop (for classes)
START offers 
Mobile Workshops for classes; instructors can request a Mobile Workshops using the calendar or emailing START.

Advanced Google Sites Tech Talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:45 AM by EMILY SUTTER   [ updated Dec 9, 2014, 11:46 AM ]

Use Google sites to create a web space. Create your own site and fill it with your own content or with information from other Google applications. Sound difficult? Well, it is not thanks to features like single-click page creation and templates, not to mention an interface that allows you edit your site as easily as editing a document so there is no complicated programming experience required. Additionally, because it is a Google application, it is easy to embed it with all sorts of rich content like videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars from other Google products. This Tech Talk will teach you how to:

  • Access Google Sites from EdMail

  • Create a site

  • Create Site Page & Edit Site Page

  • Embed a document / Gadget

  • Google Scripting

  • Make site easier to find (SEO - Search Engine Optimization


Google Sites Tech Talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:31 AM by EMILY SUTTER

Use Google sites to create a web space. Create your own site and fill it with your own content or with information from other Google applications. Sound difficult? Well, it is not thanks to features like single-click page creation and templates, not to mention an interface that allows you edit your site as easily as editing a document, so there is no complicated programming experience required. Additionally, because it is a Google application, it is easy to embed it with all sorts of rich content like videos, docs, spreadsheets, presentations, photo slide shows, and calendars from other Google products. This Tech Talk will teach you how to:
  • Create and update websites easily
  • Create an online student portfolio
  • Create a study group site

Advanced Drive Tech talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:28 AM by EMILY SUTTER

Google Drive lets you store and share all your stuff, including documents, videos, images and other files that are important to you. You can sync, store and access your files anywhere – on the web, on your hard drive or on the go. This Tech Talk will show you how to:

Create a Google Spreadsheet
Add links in a Spreadsheet
Create Pivot Tables and Charts
Create a Form in Google Drive
Create a Google Presentation
Add Animations and Themes to presentation
Import slides from another presentation
Create a Google script

Google Basics Tech Talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:22 AM by EMILY SUTTER   [ updated Dec 9, 2014, 11:23 AM ]

Google Drive lets you store and share all your stuff, including documents, videos, images and other files that are important to you. You can sync, store and access your files anywhere – on the web, on your hard drive or on the go. This Tech Talk will teach you how to:

  • Access your files anywhere
  • Share files with anyone
  • Store everything affordably
  • Create docs, spreadsheets, presentations, forms
  • Use Google docs to collaborate with fellow students
  • Create useful surveys for a class

Basic Computing Tech Talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:13 AM by EMILY SUTTER   [ updated Dec 9, 2014, 11:18 AM ]

Being able to use a computer is essential to being a student. This Tech Talk will teach you how to:
  • Navigate the desktop
  • Maintain files/folders
  • Use a browser
  • Access the internet

Canvas/EdMail Tech Talk

posted Dec 9, 2014, 11:05 AM by EMILY SUTTER   [ updated Dec 9, 2014, 11:13 AM ]

Canvas is the Learning Management System (LMS) used at Edmonds Community College for online, hybrid, and web enhanced classes. Canvas can also can be used for assignments, checking grades, student collaboration, and so much more! EdMail is the official means of communication between Edmonds Community College and our students providing a reliable and secure email address for important college business, such as emergency communications, communicating with your instructors and student government, and contacting financial aid or enrollment services. Both are useful tools while being a student at Edmonds Community College. This Tech Talk will teach you how to:

  • Accessing Canvas 
  • Navigating Canvas
  • Customizing and Using Canvas
  • Learning features to help improve your Canvas experience such as Calendar, Discussion boards and Collaboration 
  • How to access and what can be set-up
  • How to forward EdMail to another email account (such as hotmail, yahoo, etc)


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